Preservation of Endangered Indigenous Music and Dance Traditions of Sri Lanka

This project involves the documentation of the traditional Kandyan and Kolam dances and associated objects and music.

Performed for entertainment today, traditional Kandyan and Kolam dances once had an important role in healing rituals. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Sri Lanka, Southern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): University of Peradeniya Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $116,750 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2016 Project Status: Completed
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